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The Georgia Cancer Center M. Bert Storey Research Building provides quality research space to promote multidisciplinary collaborations and translational research, which is essential to creating an environment that promotes innovation.

The research and innovations developed at the Georgia Cancer Center ultimately influence the global network of cancer care. Our team fights for far more than just Georgians. The learnings achieved through the care of local patients has wide-reaching implications for creating tomorrow’s standard of cancer care. Through facilitating first-in-the-nation trials and growing a depth of understanding only available through a multidisciplinary approach, the Cancer Center team is equipped to deliver treatment advancements that will be applied in facilities across the world.

Our research approach supports important National Cancer Institute goal of ensuring every cancer patient has access to the newest and most innovative clinical trials in the nation. Clinicians and researchers work together to initiate new research protocols based on the clinician’s interaction with the patient. Each cancer patient receives personalized treatment through the interaction of the multidisciplinary team of clinicians and allied health professionals.

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Georgia Cancer Center Research Programs

Health Sciences Campus

Georgia Cancer Center - M. Bert Storey Research Building

1410 Laney Walker Boulevard
Augusta, GA 30912

Cancer Research News

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Medical College of Georgia researcher awarded $2.8 million NCI grant

The grant awarded for Chadli’s research focuses on a specific protein, UNC45A, that can be used as a promising novel immunotherapeutic target in treating triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC).

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High school students explore research careers with Georgia Cancer Center summer program

This summer, high school students participated in the Georgia Cancer Center's first Summer Research Experience Program.

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Georgia Cancer Center researcher studies dangers of living in a food swamp

It is a key to life, but not every person living in Augusta has the same access to healthy food as their neighbors across the region.

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Inhalant CBD offers hope in fight against lung cancer, Augusta University study finds

A study conducted by a team of researchers from the Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University tested inhalant CBD in the treatment of lung cancer and whether it could inhibit tumors from growing or spreading.

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Research Programs

Research at the Georgia Cancer Center’s M. Bert Storey Research Building focuses on the most promising pathways for the prevention and treatment of cancer. Several of our researchers are involved with investigator-initiated clinical trials, transitioning their research into the clinic.

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Cancer Immunology

The principal goals of the program are to elucidate molecular pathways and cellular processes active in tumor microenvironments in order to develop, characterize, and apply immunological approaches to prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and monitoring of premalignant and malignant diseases.

Cancer Immunology
Cancer Prevention, Control and Population Health

Cancer Prevention, Control and Population Health

Each member of the Cancer Prevention, Control & Population Health Program reaches out to community organizations, schools and other civic groups to promote the importance of prevention, early detection and regular screenings and particularly in addressing, can health disparities and health equity.

Cancer Prevention, Control and Population Health
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Molecular Oncology

The overall goals of this program are to understand the fundamental cellular and molecular processes that contribute to cancer development and progression. The research interests of the program can be divided into three broad themes: Cancer Genetics, Epigenetics, and Chaperone Biology.

Molecular Oncology

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We want you to join our team! As a faculty member of Augusta University and the Georgia Cancer Center, you are part of more than an institution. You are part of building the future for cancer care and translational research.

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